Various artists 'Tanukineiri Drink Sampler'

Sep 18, 2013

Various artists "Tanukineiri Drink Sampler"

by Patrick ST. Michel

It’s getting harder to listen to netlabel-released albums in one sitting recently. Electronic-music compilation series “Fogpak” recently put out a collection featuring 48 different artists (should we call the Guinness people?). Now Tanukineiri Records has popped out “Tanukineiri Drink Sampler” — 90 minutes and ...

Smany 'komoriuta'

Aug 14, 2013

Smany "komoriuta"

by Patrick ST. Michel

Netlabel culture in Japan — referring to Web-only music labels that distribute tunes online, usually for free — has been around long enough to develop its own set of minor celebrities and “star” imprints. Bunkai-Kei has become one of the most popular of these ...